John Doe & X’s Under the Big Black Sun 40 Years Later

In 1982, the Los Angeles punk rock band X put out its album Under the Big Black Sun. 40 years later, it's still great! Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with X vocalist and bassist John Doe all about the album and the band's impact. They'll also chat with him about his new solo album and his work in television and film.  

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X’s Under the Big Black Sun with John Doe

X Under the Big Black Sun

John Doe is a respected singer-songwriter, actor and vocalist-bassist of the Los Angeles  punk band X. Alongside his three individualistic and distinct bandmates, Doe brought a new flavor to punk rock that still sounds great today on their 1982 album Under the Big Black Sun. The band reunited in 2004 and put out its most recent album in 2020.

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